Thursday, June 06, 2013

San Francisco Choral Artists: Upcoming

UPDATED with final program, Jun 6.

Interesting-looking mostly new music program from SFCA, with Veretski Pass:

 WARNING
Veretski Pass                                        Forshpil (Prelude)*
Phocion Henley                                   O God, whose former mercies make
Randall Thompson                             Say ye to the righteous
 
LULLABIES
Joshua Horowitz                                  Kalliop (Calliope)*
                                                              Viglid (Lullaby)*
                                                              Hutzulka (Hutzul Song)*
Alice Parker, arr.                                 Durme, durme
 
THE UNKNOWN
Mark Winges                                          scherzo diabolique*
 
DEPTHS OF DESPAIR
Henry Aldrich                                     Out of the deep
Felix Mendelssohn                            Aus tiefer Not
 
                                                                        INTERMISSION
 
DREAMS
Paul Ben-Haim                                    Yo M’enamori d’un Aire (I fell in love with a breeze)
Sylke Zimpel, arr.                                Schpilsche mir a Tango (Play me a Tango)
 
CURSES
Salamone Rossi                                   Al naharot (By the Rivers of Babylon)
Randall Thompson                             The paper reeds by the brook
Veretski Pass                                        Twirling Dances
Joshua Horowitz                                  Malokhim (Angels)*
Veretski Pass                                       Molkovanka (Moldovan Song)
Joshua Horowitz                                  Kloles (Curses)*
                                                               Zyg (Victory)*
 
OMENS
Eleanor Aversa                                     Knock on Wood*
                                                                Gesundheit*
Veretski Pass                                        Yesoymetants (Orphan’s Dance)
Tina Harrington, arr.                         Quando el Rey Nimrod (When King Nimrod)*
Veretski Pass                                       Veretski Pass Dance Set
 
* = world premiere


 
Saturday June 15, 2013
7.30 pm: pre-concert talk with composers Eleanor Aversa and Mark Winges
8.00 pm: concert
St. Gregory of Nyssa Episcopal Church, 500 De Haro Street, San Francisco 94107
 
Sunday June 16, 2013
3.30 pm: pre-concert talk with Composer-Not-in-Residence Eleanor Aversa and Veretski Pass
4.00 pm: concert
Congregation Beth Jacob, 1550 Alameda de las Pulgas, Redwood City 94061
 
Sunday June 23, 2013
3.30 pm: pre-concert talk with Composer-in-Residence Mark Winges and Veretski Pass
4.00 pm: concert
Temple Sinai, 2808 Summit Street, Oakland 94609
 
TICKETS: $30 at the door; discounts for advance purchase, seniors, and students.

1 comment:

CK Dexter Haven said...

As thematic programs go, that's certainly interesting and uncommon.